Netflix renews Altered Carbon for a Second Season with Anthony Mackie joining the Cast

Earlier today Netflix announced it has renewed the fan favorite science fiction series Altered Carbon for a second season with Anthony Mackie joining the cast as Takeshi Kovacs. Head inside for the details!

  • Netflix has ordered eight additional episodes of Altered Carbon from Skydance Television.
  • The series is based on the classic science fiction novels by Richard K. Morgan.
  • Anthony Mackie (Captain America series, Detroit)  will star as Takeshi Kovacs
  • Laeta Kalogridis will return as co-showrunner and executive producer.
  • Alison Schapker joins the series as co-showrunner and will also serve as an executive producer.
  • David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross will executive produce for Skydance.
  • James Middleton (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), will serve as an executive producer.

In the world of Altered Carbon, the journey of Takeshi Kovacs spans hundreds of years, many different bodies, and planets.  This allows the story to explore themes of identity, mortality, and the human soul.  In this new season, Anthony Mackie will be the new embodiment of Kovacs, as the series continues to expand on these deeper themes and ideas across longer periods of times and different worlds throughout the universe.

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